Possible problems created by "GOODCHARS" extension when moving from compiled source to package.
Eric.Luyten at vub.ac.be
Fri Jan 26 04:22:40 EST 2018
When moving from U Washington IMAP to Cyrus more than ten years ago I
a limited number of mailbox names containing characters not allowed in
Cyrus as per the
GOODCHARS definition in imap/mboxname.c
I added ()*?;%<> to this string, tested, ran into no issues, so
we went into production
with this change.
We are now planning a Cyrus upgrade, a move to Debian based Cyrus
package is likely.
This will however imply adhering to the default GOODCHARS definition as
Q : it's okay for us to have the users being unable to create new
mailboxes with the now
"illegal" chars but are we likely to run into trouble with
existing mailbox names ?
Corollary question : is there a Cyrus 3.0.x package our for any Linux
I find a packaged 2.5.10-3 for Debian 9 "Stretch"
Eric Luyten, Computing Centre VUB/ULB.
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